Foraging toys do not need to be fancy. They just need to be unique and challenging for your particular cat and their skill level. Household items can make amazing food puzzles. It is important to offer unique items daily for mental stimulation. Remember, this is not only a feeding protocol, but mental and physical enrichment […]
Food puzzles for cats
This is a great beginner foraging toy. This is the doggy version of the feline “Catch” toy. Because it is larger it holds more volume for multiple cat households and provides a slightly increased challenge as the interior portion of the puzzle is harder to reach. Visit foodpuzzlesforcats.com for more great ideas!
This is a master forager at work, Peaches is manipulating a cube shaped toy that is almost empty (meaning it’s harder). Take note of how she uses her front leg like a tool to flip the toy over. At the time of this video she had lost 2.5# eating this way! She does have a […]
I am excited to share my latest homemade foraging toy! I have constructed a stationary food puzzle out of an Ikea chair! That is right, you heard me correctly, an Ikea chair! There is no limit to what you can use to make cool, interesting and engaging food puzzles. Check out the instructions below […]
Motivating your cat to forage, staging the difficulty level, what to fill them with, making your own toys at home and more!